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  1. Drinkwater signs for Chelsea.

    Agree - just don't say it! Timing of the transfer request and manner of his exit takes some of the shine off his time here too imo. Still, great player for us on the whole. Best of luck to him, will be watching with interest.
  2. Mahrez to .......................?

    Completely agree with this. Nicely put.
  3. Mahrez to .......................?

    I'm not sure it's him begging it. He's publicly asked to move, today is the last chance of the window - he doesn't want to be stuck on a plane if a bid comes in. That's fair enough, isn't it? It is also quite funny, especially if no bid does come in
  4. Drinkwater

    I don't expect a consensus on here. The rush to defend him at the time was as embarrassing as it was ignorant. The guy is about as dislikeable as footballers come. Take your blue specs off and you would see most football fans in agreement. Dress it up all you want but someone capable of racially abusing people should be no inspiration to young people, whatever other positive characteristics they may have.
  5. Drinkwater

    Except for racially abusing people in casinos and swearing at officials (multiple offender). Hes been a great player for us, but he's clearly a horrible person. Inspiration? No chance
  6. Drinkwater

    And then you have the risk of them not hitting the ground running (or at all). So many players come to England and struggle with the pace and physicality of the league. Take Mkhitarian for example, Bundesliga player of the year and only now starting to look effective in the PL. DD is a proven premier league player - that shouldn't be understated. However, if we are talking about an offer of £40m I think it would be hard to turn down.
  7. Ulloa - back to Brighton?

    Agree with your sentiment but Alexander-Arnold is a right back - the Coutinho situation has nothing to do with it
  8. Mahrez to .......................?

    Jesus, you guys.... Imagine how you would feel walking back in to work after a 6 week holiday. Don't spout some nonsense about his wages blah blah. Human emotion is relevant - just because he earns more than you doesn't mean he doesn't have the same feelings. The sooner that kind of notion is stamped out the better
  9. Fuchs

    Loved that
  10. Alexis Sanchez

    Just to play devils advocate. He has given a shit load of cash for community projects back in Chile, and is absolutely revered where he is from for it. His contribution in this area has been quite widely recognised and I can think of few Leicester players who are doing anything comparible. You might not like him, but in comparison to someone like Vardy, he comes out looking pretty rosy. Hes also world class at football. Easily in the top 3 players in the league. Pathetic tonight though, lost a lot of respect for him for that. But let's keep it in perspective...
  11. Arsenal Post Match Thread

    On point. Invited them on for way too long. Only their own fault they didn't bury us way earlier in the game. Game was crying out for Gray around 60/70 minutes. Disappointed we were so negative and slow to respond.
  12. Arsenal Post Match Thread

    What's him being Chilean got to do with it?
  13. We absolutely were playing hoofball. Just don't be drawn into thinking this is a bad thing. Direct football and long balls have been slammed in recent years in favour of tiki taka and possession football etc. It can be boring, but all styles of football can be boring. I'd personally much rather see an incisive long ball counter attacking team than some of the shit possession football served up by the likes of United etc just going side to side for 90 mins. We were direct, we were lumping balls up high, but we needed to be - and it was exhilarating to watch.
  14. Crystal Palace post match 2-2.

    Bad day for the injuries alone. A fiercely contested game was the last thing we needed with Vardy playing 90. Cant believe more hasn't been made of the foul on Benny for their equaliser - it's blatant, should have never been a goal.
  15. Atletico Madrid (Away) Pre-Match Thread

    If just them being the home team was enough to make them do that it wouldn't be so unusual as they play at home about every other game. This is going to be a seriously tough game. We need to hope we are absolutely on point and for a bit of that Leicester magic.
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